Digital Television: Has the Revolution Stalled?

By: Aaron Futch, Yemi Giwa, Kisa Mlela, Amy Richardson & Yelena Simonyuk

When digital television technology first hit the scene it garnered great excitement, with its promise of movie theater picture and sound on a fraction of the bandwidth of analog. A plan was implemented to transition from the current analog broadcasting system to a digital system effective December 23, 2006. As we reach the half point of this plan, the furor begins to die as the realities of the difficult change sink in.

Cite: 2001 Duke L. & Tech. Rev. 0014